Welcome to Year One with
Mrs Rankin, Mrs Holland and Mrs White
Our topic for Autumn Term is ....
Knowing Me, Knowing Stafford
We will be starting our term with an author focus on Julia Donaldson. We will be looking at the book Stick Man. Can you find any other books by Julia Donaldson at home or the library? Enjoy sharing them at home.
Our new classroom...
Our PE day is a Wednesday so please make sure that kits are in and earrings are removed.
Homework will go home on a Wednesday and will need to be returned by the following Monday
Will you be our homework star?
We are allocating interactive games and books online to support learning in school.
The children's usernames and passwords are in the planners (school code - blmo).
Please visit www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/login?c=0
TARGETS - Autumn 1
Will you meet your target?
Should – I can write my name with a capital letter.
Could – I can start my sentence with a capital letter.
Wow – I can start my sentence with a capital letter and finish with a full stop.
Practise ... writing at home, remember your capital letters and full stops.
Should – I can turn pages carefully.
Could – I can handle books carefully and locate title and author.
Wow – I can handle books carefully and locate different features.
Practise ... by sharing books at home or visiting the library.
We encourage you to read with your child as often as you can. Please record it in the planner as the children are rewarded with medals in the planner. (read 2 times a week for a bronze medal, read 3 times a week for a silver and 4+ for a gold)
Our reading schemes are as follows: Oxford Reading Tree, Sunshine Spiral, Rigby Star, Discovery, PCM and Phonics Bug.
Phonics - Letters and Sounds
Learning our letter sounds (Letters and Sounds link - https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/letters-and-sounds)
We learn our letters and sounds through Jolly Phonics. Please see link - http://jollylearning.co.uk/
Should – I can count up to 20.
Could – I can count up to 30.
Wow – I can count up to 50.
Practise ... by counting at home.
Stay and Learn - News Writing
We would love parents and carers to join us and find out more about how and what your child is learning.
Wednesday 8.45am - Join us for our stay and learn workshops.
Come through the side door on the playground (where you meet the children at home time)
We look forward to seeing you then.
Max the dog
Max the class dog looks forward to visiting homes with the star of the week. We look forward to hearing about your adventures!
Find out what your child will be learning in Year One by clicking the download button below.